Pistachio Cod Orzo Eva Koper

Pistachio Cod Orzo

As you know I’m OBSESSED with pistachios, so here we go again 👏🏼 but for real, the pistachio crumbled cod in combination with the orzo is amazinggg 🤯
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Preparation time 20 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
Total time 35 mins
course Main
cuisine Italian
servings 2 portions


  • food processor
  • Baking dish
  • Frying pan
  • Oven



  • 2 pieces cod
  • 30 g pistachio (no shell)
  • 20 g breadcrumbs
  • 3 springs parsley
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper adjust to taste


  • 600 ml water
  • 1 cube chicken or vegetable stock
  • 300 g orzo
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 300 g green asparagus
  • 1 courgette
  • lemon
  • parmesan
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • In a food processor, mix the pistachios, breadcrumbs, parsley, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle olive oil in a baking dish. Place the cod in the baking dish. Cover it with olive oil and place the pistachio crumble on top. Press it so it doesn’t fall off. Springle the rest of the crumble all over the baking dish. Bake for 10-15 minutes on 200C.
  • Bring water to boil and add the stock cube. Add the orzo and cook till all the water is obsorbed.
  • In the meantime, fry the garlic till golden. Stir in the courgette and lastly the asparagus.
  • Add a little bit of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and vegetables to the orzo.
  • Place the cod on top and sprinkle it with parmesan, and the left over crumble you baked in the baking dish with the fish (this gives a lot of flavor!).
course Main
cuisine Italian
keyword Pistachio, Pistachio cod orzo, Pistachio Orzo, Pistachio pasta
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